Re Polemis 
- A crew member on a ship dropped a plank of wood which caused a spark and ultimately led to the destruction of the ship
- Could there be liability?
- The destruction of the ship was directly consequential from the actions of the crew member
- Now overruled by the Wagon Mound (No. 1)
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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